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Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha) in Indonesia

Quick Facts

Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Local names

NameLanguage
Idul Adha (Lebaran Haji)Indonesian
Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)English
Idul Adha (Islamisches Opferfest)German

Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha) 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014
Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
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Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Eid al Adha

Animals are decorated in plastic jewellery for Eid al-Adha, a holiday celebrated in memory of Abraham's sacrifice.

©iStockphoto.com/Danish Khan

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Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha) Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
WedJul 41990Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SunJun 231991Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
ThuJun 111992Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
TueJun 11993Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SatMay 211994Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
WedMay 101995Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
MonApr 291996Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
FriApr 181997Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
WedApr 81998Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SunMar 281999Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
ThuMar 162000Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
TueMar 62001Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SatFeb 232002Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
WedFeb 122003Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
MonFeb 22004Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
FriJan 212005Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
TueJan 102006Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SunDec 312006Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
ThuDec 202007Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
MonDec 82008Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
FriNov 272009Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
WedNov 172010Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SunNov 62011Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
FriOct 262012Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
TueOct 152013Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 
SunOct 52014Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Idul Adha)Public Holiday 

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